Sociology Human Development Counseling/Human Services Adult and Distance Education
Utah State University (USU) invites nominations and applications for post-doctoral fellows in the Human Development and Family Studies department (HDFS). Multiple positions are available. Post-doctoral fellows will have access to data from multiple large data sets related from diverse relationship education programs. The purpose of the postdoctoral fellowship is to prepare the fellow to assume research, Extension, faculty, and leadership positions in Relationship Education science, practice, and policy.
The fellows will play a key role in the execution of research studies of relationship education programs. See HealthyRelationshipsUtah.org. The relationship education programs include courses for individuals who are single, dating, married, divorced and remarried. Venues include high schools, jails, community agencies, etc. USU also administers and evaluates Utah's online divorce education program, which is required for divorcing parties with children. See divorce.usu.edu. The fellows will also help evaluate the efforts of the Utah Marriage Commission, which includes podcasts, relationship assessments, and online courses. See StrongerMarriage.org.
The initial review of applications will commence in November 2022 and will continue until all fellowships are filled. Start dates are negotiable. The fellowships are initially funded at .75 FTE. Additional .25 FTE may be considered depending on productivity and funding. Remaining FTE may also be filled by teaching courses and/or working on other department projects, if desired. Fellowship will last for two years, with the option to extend depending on productivity and funding.
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